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A must visit for some samba n good cheer

Such a fun fun area to be in. Papa is full of life, great music, great bars, all ages and sizes and... read more

Reviewed December 21, 2018
AmritaJ
,
Nairobi, Kenya
via mobile
Good house with several atmospheres to eat well, good drink, nightclub, a floor for live shows and good space for danci

Good house with several atmospheres to eat well, good drink, nightclub, a floor for live shows and... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2018
flamaryc
,
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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Rua Riachuelo 97 | Lapa, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20230-010, Brazil
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

OMG - this place is a total dirt hole. The music is fun, but felt like high school or college. The bathrooms had such a horrible smell and appeared no one cleaned them for years. They also had some stupid concept of paying your tab...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Mary-Beth H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Unquestionably a fun place for live music... however they have a entry & exit system that management needs to change. Once you enter, you present your credit card and then get issued a red charge card, which is okay, but still odd. Thereafter when you...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank ConnoisseurTraveler1
Reviewed December 21, 2018 via mobile

Such a fun fun area to be in. Papa is full of life, great music, great bars, all ages and sizes and all full of good cheer.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank AmritaJ
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Good house with several atmospheres to eat well, good drink, nightclub, a floor for live shows and good space for dancing. Ambiance for both family and boyfriend celebrations, all with a present and discreet security team. Lots of taxis on exit. The owner Carlinhos de...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank flamaryc
Reviewed May 23, 2018

We went on a Saturday with a group of friends from 10 PM to 1 AM on May. The the band was good and the food so so. The main issue was that the place is very big and although there were people inside (including...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Celia Q
Reviewed February 28, 2018 via mobile

Lapa is a crazy good time. Extremely busy streets filled with people of all ages. Plenty of places to club, eat and drink. Just be careful. The busyness allows for allow of pickpockets to have a field day. But it is worth the small risk.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank gbacourt
Reviewed February 22, 2018

good club in the heart of lapa...the music is good...there are 3 floors to the club but the middle floor is just pool tables and not for dancing and the top floor is quite small. plays good music and the beers are relatively cheap here...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Louise e
Reviewed January 1, 2018 via mobile

They card everyone so bring your passport or ID. This establishment has 3 floors. The first floor has live music and you can order food and drinks. 2nd floor has various pool tables. 3rd floor has a d.j. playing popular Brazilian music. Live music is...More

Date of experience: December 2017
2  Thank inFlightFun
Reviewed August 3, 2017 via mobile

We were deeply disappointed with this place having read great reviews beforehand. Initially we were refused entry for not having passport/ID with us. The ID applies to everyone and is not just to prove age. We returned to our hotel nearby to collect ID and...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Tammy-loulou
Reviewed July 21, 2017

This huge club is all about Brazilean music and Brazilean drinks, mixed with a great atmosphere without the dizzy crowds.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Johan P
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